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R Coding (Beginner and Intermediate)

Program Highlights

  • Flexible Learning: Instruction is all online with deadlines set by instructor
  • Time Commitment: 2 hours a week
  • Length of Program: 4 weeks each, 8 weeks total
  • Beginner: December 3, 2020 – December 17, 2020
  • Intermediate: October 29, 2020 – November 19, 2020

*All applications must be received by November 20th for consideration.

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These courses are currently full; all new applications will be held for waitlist consideration.  


This program introduces you to R Coding and takes you to the next level as many employers are looking for experience with R. Beginning R will introduce you to the basics of R programming. You will learn how to set up a coding environment, how to import and manipulate data, and how to visualize that data. We'll be using packages widely used in industry, such as tidyverse, ggplot2, etc., to generate insights and broaden our understanding of programming. R Coding Intermediate will advance your R skills with intermediate topics such as: interactive dashboarding (using shiny), plotting data over maps, and how to interact with APIs using tidy data principles. Throughout all of these classes, you'll learn how to conduct reproducible research by generating production quality code.

What You Will Learn

Upon completion of the certificate, you will be able to:

  1. Use R to manage data
  2. Plot data over maps
  3. Interact with APIs using tidy data principles

Employment Outlook

The skills taught in this program apply to any position where managing data is important. Sales, science, and database management.

Market demand is high for R skills.

Foundational Knowledge

We recommend that you have the following to participate in this program:

  • Basic computer skills
  • HS diploma or GED
Last Updated: 9/16/20